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CSA: A Growing Season in Review

I’ve talked about supporting CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) programs on this blog (here and here), so some of you may already know that we purchased a half share  into Sunhill Gardens CSA program the last growing season (Sunhill is owned and operated by Wayne and Karen Sollid).  For those who aren’t familiar with CSAs, Sunhill has put […]

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EUROPE 2011 (PT 2): FLORENCE – Birthplace of the Renaissance and Ribollita

When we started planning our Italy trip, we really didn’t have a clear idea as to where we’d go, what we’d do, or where we’d eat. We only knew of a few areas we REALLY wanted to see – Tuscany, Cinque Terre, and Bologna. In talking this through with our travel agent, she recommended that […]

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Sushi Explorations #2: YOKOZUNA (Riverbend Square)

It was a warm Fall evening and I was flying solo for dinner. Couldn’t think of a better way to spend the evening than continuing my search for good sushi in Edmonton. I contemplated hitting up one of the places on my growing list of Edmonton sushi restaurants, but felt adventurous and decided to try my luck […]

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EUROPE 2011 (PT 1): AmsterDAMN those Stroopwafels!

My Facebook status back in mid-June, “GOAL: to travel to Italy in the fall and eat home-made food by an Italian nonna. Looking for any tips, recommendations, travel agents to help achieve this goal.” First response came from my friend M, “Travel on KLM via AMS and stop by for a visit!!!! I miss you!” […]

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TUTTI-FRUTTI: Making the Edmonton Fro-Yo Scene Cool

If you know me, you probably know that I have a weakness for frozen creamy desserts – gelato, ice cream, sorbet… and frozen yogurt is no exception. That icy and silky texture is such a comfort for me, no matter the time of year or temperatures outside. Forget popcorn, frozen yogurt is my go-to snack […]

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SHANGHAI 456: A True Hidden Gem (YEG)

Shanghai 456 is the epitome of a “hidden gem” in Edmonton.   HIDDEN… It is located in the small cafeteria of the Edmonton Flying Club at Blatchford Airport… yes the one in city centre. The first time I went to Shanghai 456 was on a weekend. Driving down Airport Rd, the area was barren making […]

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